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Darl V. Elchert

November 17, 1943 ~ December 14, 2023 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Darl Elchert Obituary

Darl V. Elchert, 80, of Tiffin, passed away Thursday morning, December 14, 2023, at Bridge Findlay Hospice in Findlay.

On November 17, 1943, in Seneca County, he was born to Eugene and Bertilla (Clouse) Elchert.  Darl’s mother died when he was four months old and his grandparents helped his father raise him. He married Jane Steinhauser on September 14, 1963, in St. Patrick Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife Jane; children, Greg (Janet) Elchert of New Riegel, Jolene (Rod) Hicks of Tiffin  and Brett (Kristi) Elchert of Tiffin; brother, Ronnie (Mary Jo) Elchert of Republic; sister-in-law, Mary Ann (Terry) Walton of Alvada; grandchildren, Preston (Jessica Plaugher) Elchert, Presley (Andrew) Long, Tyler (Stephanie) Hicks, Brandon Hicks, Brayden Elchert and Bailey Elchert; 6 great grandchildren; Quinn and Nash Hicks, Carson, Derrick and Jase Hicks and Prynlee Long; and one on the way.

Darl was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Darlene Stansberry and Leanilla Filliater; brother, Marvin Elchert and infant brother, Delmar Dewitt Elchert.

Darl was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and graduated from Mohawk High School in 1961. He was a Local 18 heavy equipment operator for Hossler Construction for over 40 years and worked for Elchert’s Lawn and Snow Removal for 20 years. Darl was a member of the Knights of Columbus #608 where he volunteered many hours through fish fry’s and being their glorified maintenance guy.  He was an OSU, Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Brown’s fan, enjoyed bowling, golfing, playing cards, especially euchre, cornhole, trips to Amish country and the Smoky Mountains and was a great wood craftsman. Most of all, Darl loved his family and spending time with them, especially attending all the different activities of his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

His Mass of Christian Burial will be on Monday, December 18, 2023, at 10:00 A.M. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 85 S Sandusky St, Tiffin, OH 44883 with Rev. Matthew Rader officiating.  A Rosary will be prayed 30 minutes prior to Mass. Burial will follow at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may visit Sunday, December 17, 2023, from 1:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M. at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory 236 S. Washington St, Tiffin, Ohio 44883, (419) 447-2424.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, 85 S Sandusky St, Tiffin, OH 44883, Parkinson Foundation of Northwest Ohio, 150 W South Boundary St, Perrysburg, OH 43551 or to Allen Eiry, 28 Hopewell Ave, Tiffin, OH 44883

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December 17, 2023

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory
236 S. Washington St.
Tiffin, OH 44883

Mass of Christian Burial
December 18, 2023

10:00 AM
St Mary Church


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